WASHINGTON, DC - The House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a pair of letters to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius seeking information about how the agency has spent taxpayer dollars provided in the stimulus and under last year's controversial health care law.
Washington, D.C. -Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky), Chairman of the Energy and Power Subcommittee, and Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, issued a joint statement today on the release of their discussion draft, "The Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011." The Energy and Power Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the draft legislation next Wednesday, February 9th at 10:00am.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement today after a federal judge ruled in favor of private citizens, small businesses, and 26 states to declare last year's controversial health care law unconstitutional in its entirety:
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today raised serious questions about the credibility of the federal agency charged with implementing the massive new health care law after the release of a questionable new study that is inconsistent with other nonpartisan government analyses:
WASHINGTON, DC - The Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting specific legislation he would be willing to sign to achieve meaningful medical malpractice reform.
The Committee's Republican members used the hearing to press Sunstein on conflicting statements from the administration about whether this supposedly new approach to regulating would apply across the federal government, and to dig deeper into some recent regulatory controversies. Who is Actually Following These Rules? And Who Is Not?